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Rather Be the Devil: The superb Rebus No.1 bestseller (Inspector Rebus 21)

Ian Rankin

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Fiction, Crime & mystery, Cartoons & comic strips

The brilliant new REBUS novel from the author of No.1 besteller EVEN DOGS IN THE WILD.

Some cases never leave you.

For John Rebus, forty years may have passed, but the death of beautiful, promiscuous Maria Turquand still preys on his mind. Murdered in her hotel room on the night a famous rock star and his entourage were staying there, Maria's killer has never been found.

Meanwhile, the dark heart of Edinburgh remains up for grabs. A young pretender, Darryl Christie, may have staked his claim, but a vicious attack leaves him weakened and vulnerable, and an inquiry into a major money laundering scheme threatens his position. Has old-time crime boss Big Ger Cafferty really given up the ghost, or is he biding his time until Edinburgh is once more ripe for the picking?

In a tale of twisted power, deep-rooted corruption and bitter rivalries, RATHER BE THE DEVIL showcases Rankin and Rebus at their unstoppable best.

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Praise for Rather Be the Devil: The superb Rebus No.1 bestseller (Inspector Rebus 21)

  • Packed with incident and intrigue, and Rankin's thriller plotting is sublime as ever ... Rebus remains a remarkably lived-in and mesmerising figurehead of the genre - INDEPENDENT on EVEN DOGS IN THE WILD

  • Along come reminders of why Rankin, and Rebus, take their place at the head of the pack ... you fall in love with the series all over again - THE TIMES on EVEN DOGS IN THE WILD

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Ian Rankin

Ian Rankin is the multimillion-copy worldwide bestseller of over thirty novels and creator of John Rebus. His books have been translated into thirty-six languages and have been adapted for radio, the stage and the screen.

Rankin is the recipient of four Crime Writers' Association Dagger Awards, including the Diamond Dagger, the UK's most prestigious award for crime fiction. In the United States, he has won the celebrated Edgar Award and been shortlisted for the Anthony Award. In Europe, he has won Denmark's Palle Rosenkrantz Prize, the French Grand Prix du Roman Noir and the German Deutscher Krimipreis.

He is the recipient of honorary degrees from universities across the UK, is a Fellow of The Royal Society of Edinburgh and a Fellow of The Royal Society of Literature, and has received an OBE for his services to literature.

Website: IanRankin.net
Twitter: @Beathhigh
Facebook: IanRankinBooks

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